Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in December 2016

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.


$50,000,000 USD | Chicago, Illinois | Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

“A French-style mansion boasting an ornate stone façade in Chicago’s upscale Lincoln Park neighborhood hit the market Thursday with an asking price of $50 million, looking to set a record for the city.”

Lincoln Park Mansion Hits the Market for $50M, a Price Record for Chicago – Mansion Global

John Edwards Lists North Carolina Estate for $6.9 Million – Wall Street Journal

Gorgeous Minimalist Villa in Saint-Tropez Now for Sale – Curbed

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Michigan – Sotheby’s International Realty

Five Properties for Sale with Architectural Follies – Financial Times

$950,000 Homes in New Mexico, Washington State and North Carolina – The New York Times

Bel-Air Home Built for Child Actress Jane Withers is up for Sale at $6 Million – Los Angeles Times

For Sale: 6 Gorgeous Ultramodern Homes – The Week

A Haven in the Mountains of Aspen – Wall Street Journal 

2016 List of America’s Most Expensive Zip Codes – Forbes

Modernist Masterpiece by Marcel Breuer Returns to the Market – Curbed

Fit for a King: Five Homes with Links to Royalty – Financial Times

Modern Take on a Classic Style in Hollywood Hills – Los Angeles Times

The Ultimate Gift for Mom: A House – Wall Street Journal

Here’s Why Wealthy Expats Chose to Invest and Live in Azabu, Tokyo – Mansion Global

Auckland Leads the Way in New Zealand’s Rising Property Market – Financial Times

Vancouver Tax Pushes Chinese to $1 Million Seattle Homes – Bloomberg

Meet the Forensic Scientist Hired to Help Sotheby’s in the Battle Against Fake Art – Fast Company

For last week’s Real Estate Headlines, click here.